gradireland nominated for Best Exhibition in the Event Industry Awards 2016

Last month, the gradireland team created a submission to enter the Graduate Careers Fair, which took place on 7th October 2015, as Best Exhibition in the Event Industry Awards. We are proud to announce that that we have be successful in getting shortlisted for Best Exhibition for the awards which will take place on Friday 15th July in the Burlington Hotel, Ballsbridge. The Event Industry Awards celebrates excellence and … Continue reading gradireland nominated for Best Exhibition in the Event Industry Awards 2016

US Grad Visa success stories and how you can write your own

Into its seventh year, USIT’s USA Grad Visa continues to be an exciting and often life changing opportunity for graduates in Ireland. Most recent graduates face uncertain times once they have finished their degrees, with a jobs market that’s increasingly competitive, coupled with rising accommodation costs and, of course, the attraction of travelling, living and working abroad. Plenty of grads, as a result, look at their options … Continue reading US Grad Visa success stories and how you can write your own

Your next steps after the gradireland Summer Fair

Last week saw thousands of students and recent graduates flock to the gradireland Summer Fair in the RDS to meet with graduate employers, further study providers and start-ups. It was a great event with lots of advice on hand, both for those who know exactly where they want to go and for those who need a little bit of direction! Of course the burning question for everyone … Continue reading Your next steps after the gradireland Summer Fair

Here’s why professional apprenticeships are an alternative to college

Sandra Harvey Graham of the Insurance Institute of Ireland writes on why the recently expanded apprenticeship schemes represent an excellent opportunity for both jobseekers and industry. “I can’t get a job without experience. But I can’t get experience without a job.” Sound familiar? If you’re a graduate in Ireland or a first time jobseeker, the chances are you’ve said these words. The difficulty for many employers is … Continue reading Here’s why professional apprenticeships are an alternative to college

Five ways to make the most out of the gradireland Summer Fair

The official gradireland Summer Careers Fair is taking place on Wednesday 8th June from 11am – 5pm in the RDS Simmonscourt. Ireland’s top graduate employers will be in attendance, actively recruiting students and graduates in a whole range of disciplines. In preparation for the Summer Fair our team have put together five tips to help you make the most out of the event! Use the Jobs Wall There will be … Continue reading Five ways to make the most out of the gradireland Summer Fair